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Synthesis and characterization of (Pb1−xSr x )MnBO4: a structural and spectroscopic study

Carla M. Uribe-Rincon; Mohammad Mangir Murshed; Thorsten M. Gesing

Journal of Crystallography - Crystalline Materials 239  (2024), 3-4


The presence of  ns 2  stereo-chemical active lone electron pairs (LEPs) causes asymmetric atomic environments around a…

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Halide-sodalites: thermal behavior at low temperatures and local deviations from the average structure

Marius Wolpmann, Martin Etter, Andrea Kirsch, Filippo Balzaretti, Wilke Dononelli, Lars Robben and Thorsten M. Gesing

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials238 (2023), 27 - 38


Sodalites of the general type |Na8X2|[T1T2O4]6 with X = Cl−, Br…

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On red tin (II) oxide: temperature-dependent structural, spectroscopic, and thermogravimetric properties

Sarah Wittmann,  M. Mangir MurshedThorsten M. Gesing

Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2022, 648, e20220031


Polycrystalline red tin(II)oxide (RSO) has been synthesized by a fast reflux method. X-ray powder diffraction (XRPD) data Rietveld refinement confirms the…

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Effects of iron substitution and anti-site disorder on crystal structures, vibrational, optical and magnetic properties of double perovskites Sr2(Fe1−xNix)TeO6

Asmaa Zaraq, Duncan H. Gregory, Brahim Orayech, Josu M. Igartua,Abdeslam El Bouari,James D. Eales, Paul A. Binghamand Thorsten M. Gesing

Dalton Transactions (2022)


The double-perovskite series, Sr2(Fe1−xNix)TeO6 (x = 0, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, and 1) has been…

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Nano-crystalline precursor formation, stability, and transformation to mullite-type visible-light photocatalysts

Thorsten M. GesingM. Mangir Murshed, Selina Schuh, Oliver Thüringer, Konrad Krämer, Tim Neudecker, Cecilia B. Mendive & Lars Robben 

Journal of Materials Science (2022), 57, 19280-19299


A new precursor for the formation of mullite-type visible-light…

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Revisiting the Growth of Large (Mg,Zr):SrGa12O19 Single Crystals: Core Formation and Its Impact on Structural Homogeneity Revealed by Correlative X-ray Imaging

Christo Guguschev, Carsten Richter, Mario Brützam, Kaspars Dadzis, Christian Hirschle, Thorsten M. Gesing, Michael Schulze, Albert Kwasniewski, Jürgen Schreuer, and Darrell G. Schlom

Crystal Growth and Design (2022), 22, 4, 2557–2568


We demonstrate the…

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Halide-sodalites: thermal expansion, decomposition and the Lindemann criterion

Marius Wolpmann, Lars Robben and Thorsten M. Gesing

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials (2022), 237, 1-3


Twelve cubic sodalites |Na8X2|[T1T2O4]6 (T1 = Al3+, Ga3+; T2 = Si4+, Ge4+; X = Cl−, Br−, I−) were examined using high-temperature…

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Thermal anomalies and phase transitions in Pb2Sc2Si2O9 and Pb2In2Si2O9

Mathias Gogolin , M. Mangir Murshed , Lkhamsuren Bayarjargal , Detlef Klimm and Thorsten M. Gesing

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials (2021), 236, 283-292


Pb2Sc2Si2O9 and Pb2In2Si2O9, respectively, the scandium and indium containing…

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KLi2RE(BO3)2 (RE = Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, and Y): Structural, Spectroscopic, And Thermogravimetric Studies on a Series of Mixed-Alkali Rare-Earth Orthoborates

Pengyun Chen, M. Mangir Murshed, Michael Fischer, Thomas Frederichs, and Thorsten M. Gesing

Inorg. Chem (2020), 59, 24, 18214–18224


We report a detailed structural, spectroscopic, and thermogravimetric investigation of a new series of mixed-alkali…

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Crystal structure and temperature-dependent properties of Na2H4Ga2GeO8 – a novel gallogermanate

Irma Peschke, Lars Robben, Christof Köhler, Thomas Frauenheim, Josef-Christian Buhl and Thorsten M. Gesing

Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B (2020), 75, 9-10


Synthesis, crystal structure and temperature-dependent behavior of Na2H4Ga2GeO8 are reported. This…

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On the nature of the phase transitions of aluminosilicate perrhenate sodalite

Kowsik Ghosh, M. Mangir Murshed, Thomas Frederichs, Naveen K. C. Muniraju, Thorsten M. Gesing

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials (2020), 235, 6-7


The temperature-dependent structure-property relationships of the aluminosilicate…

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Low-temperature anharmonicity and symmetry breaking in the sodalite |Na8I2|[AlSiO4]6

Lars Robben, Isaac Abrahams, Michael Fischer, Stephen Hull, Martin T. Dove und Thorsten M. Gesing

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials (2018) 234, Heft 4


The aluminosilicate iodide sodalite |Na8I2|[AlSiO4]6 was examined by…

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Temperature-dependent Structural and Spectroscopic Studies of (Bi1–xFex)FeO3

Andrea Kirsch, M. Mangir Murshed, Melanie J. Kirkham, Ashfia Huq, F. Jochen Litterst and Thorsten M. Gesing

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2018) 122 (49), 28280–28291


We report on temperature-dependent structural and spectroscopic features of (Bi1–xF…

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Structural and spectroscopic comparison between polycrystalline, nanocrystalline and quantum dot visible light photo-catalyst Bi2WO6

Michael Teck, M. Mangir MurshedMarco Schowalter, Niels Lefeld, Henrike K. Grossmann, Tim Grieb, Thomas Hartmann, Lars RobbenAndreas Rosenauer, Lutz MädlerThorsten M.Gesing

Journal of Solid State Chemistry (2017) 254, 82-89 


The structural and…

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